ESPN sports century

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Hyperion, Sep 22, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 288 pages
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ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, has combined its considerable resources with the talents of some of sports' most renowned authors, academics, commentators, and observers to create this memorable chronicle of sports in our century. ESPN SportsCentury is a fitting tribute to the greatest athletes, best teams, biggest games, and most unforgettable moments, which have enthralled us while also influencing our political, social, and cultural development as a nation. Book jacket.

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In September 1998, ESPN began airing some 60-plus hours of programming covering significant 20th-century American sports personalities and events. Other outgrowths of this SportsCentury project ... Read full review

Contents

JACK JOHNSON
22
JlM THORPE
56
BABE RUTH
119
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About the author (1999)

In addition to being the editor of the critically acclaimed ESPN College Football Encyclopedia, Michael MacCambridge is the author of America's Game: The Epic Story of How Pro Football Captured a Nation and The Franchise: A History of Sports Illustrated Magazine. He also edited the best-selling ESPN SportsCentury, He was a longtime columnist and critic at the Austin American-Statesman, writing about movies, music, and popular culture. The father of two children, Miles and Ella, he lives in St. Louis.

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